Origin of security blanket
Words nearby security blanket
How to use security blanket in a sentence
Spurred by ATT, the company is telling customers that it can be their security blanket when it comes to protecting their privacy online.
He has become the engine of the Chiefs’ relentless offense, both bulldozer and security blanket for Patrick Mahomes.Travis Kelce is the best tight end in football. Just ask any NFL player.|Adam Kilgore|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Charlie Hebdo reporter said that security provision had been relaxed in the last month or so and the police car disappeared.
It opens with Huckabee's dramatic recollection of going through security at the airport.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Security officials told Agence France-Presse that the gas station manager said he had recognized the two men.
“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.
This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
He swerved as he passed it, and, looking, saw that it was a bundle wrapped in a striped blanket.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
He said nothing, however, to the friends he had in view to put up the money and that necessary security.
The promoters went his security and put up the cash into the bargain, and he went back to the publishing house victorious.
British Dictionary definitions for security blanket
Other Idioms and Phrases with security blanket
Something that dispels anxiety, as in I always carry my appointments calendar; it's my security blanket. This colloquial term, dating from about 1960, was at first (and still is) used for the blanket or toy or other object held by a young child to reduce anxiety.